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[personal profile] shewhomust
A very happy visit to family, overshadowed by a friend's bad news: which would make it hard enough to put a coherent post together, even if I weren't absenting myself from the preparations for tonight's carol Evening (not to mention occupying a corner of the kitchen table which could more usefully accommodate glasses which are being washed and dried). So, short version -

On Friday we (and Bears) visited Paddington Basin, failed to pick up the Paddington Public Art Trail but saw both opening bridges doing their thing and walked to Little Venice. GirlBear and I also shopped a little in the Camden Passage (haven't been there in years...).

Yesterday [personal profile] durham_rambler and I went to Essex to visit his family, and were agreeably sociable.

Have a coot:

Paddington Coot

Date: 2017-12-17 07:55 pm (UTC)
sovay: (Haruspex: Autumn War)
From: [personal profile] sovay
Have a coot

It's a beautiful coot!

Date: 2017-12-19 06:06 pm (UTC)
sovay: (Otachi: Pacific Rim)
From: [personal profile] sovay
They are pretty birds, unless you can see their feet, which are just silly (do an image search)!

I always loved their seaweedy feet!

Date: 2017-12-17 08:07 pm (UTC)
sartorias: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sartorias
What a gorgeous photo! And a beautiful bird. I wondered what coots looked like.

Date: 2017-12-19 07:12 pm (UTC)
sartorias: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sartorias
I don't think so! (Certainly not here in the land of cement)

Date: 2017-12-18 12:59 pm (UTC)
cmcmck: (Default)
From: [personal profile] cmcmck
Fab pic and as bald as the proverbial! :o)

Date: 2017-12-19 03:14 am (UTC)
asakiyume: (cloud snow)
From: [personal profile] asakiyume
That coot is creating beautiful ripple art.

I'm very sorry about your friend's bad news....

Date: 2017-12-24 10:20 pm (UTC)
wolfinthewood: Wolf's head in relief from romanesque tympanum at Kilpeck, Herefordshire (Default)
From: [personal profile] wolfinthewood
Terrific photo.

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